Gifts Policy

In light of current events, Carleton University Library will not be accepting gifts-in-kind for our collections until further notice (This includes archival and rare book material).

Beginning March 23, 2020, Carleton Library has temporarily suspended acceptance of donated materials for the general and archival collection. We will evaluate our policies as events continue to evolve.

If you have questions concerning our general collection please contact:

If you have questions concerning our archival collections please contact:

If you would like to make a gift of funds to the Library, please contact our senior development officer, Kylie Patrick. You can also support specific projects and collections at the Library through the Futurefunder.


For full details on what types of material the Library accepts as gifts, as well as information about tax receipts and other general procedures, please consult the gifts policy.